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Perceptron (PRCP) Shareholder Moab Capital Partners Has Increased Position by $865,970 as Stock Price Declined; Partnervest Advisory Services Increased Its Holding in Metlife (MET) as Share Value Declined

Michael M. Rothenberg increased its stake in Perceptron Inc (PRCP) by 19.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moab Capital Partners Llc bought 123,710 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.76% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Michael M. Rothenberg held 770,817 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.08 million, up from 647,107 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moab Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Perceptron Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $87.31M market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $9.14. About 30,054 shares traded. Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) has risen 66.81% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.11% the S&P500.

Partnervest Advisory Services Llc increased its stake in Metlife Inc (MET) by 147.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Partnervest Advisory Services Llc bought 6,287 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.70% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,543 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $548,000, up from 4,256 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Partnervest Advisory Services Llc who had been investing in Metlife Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.68B market cap company. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $46.26. About 9.03 million shares traded or 51.09% up from the average. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Perceptron (NASDAQ:PRCP), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Perceptron had 3 analyst reports since September 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, November 11 by FBR Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.49, from 1.91 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 4 investors sold PRCP shares while 8 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 12 raised stakes. 6.05 million shares or 2.04% more from 5.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 5,200 shares. Oberweis Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0.07% in Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) or 32,300 shares. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 68,325 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 92,679 were reported by Rbf Lc. Tower Cap Ltd Liability (Trc) holds 0% or 100 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership owns 683,179 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Com has 82 shares. Kennedy Capital Mngmt holds 0.01% or 55,414 shares in its portfolio. Keybank Association Oh holds 0% or 18,500 shares in its portfolio. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 28,708 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag stated it has 8,700 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ariel Invests Limited Liability Company has 0.1% invested in Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP) for 1.12 million shares. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon Corp holds 42,600 shares. North Carolina-based Comml Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% in Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP). Moreover, Sei Invests has 0% invested in Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCP).

Partnervest Advisory Services Llc, which manages about $418.45 million and $205.20M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Chevron Corp New (NYSE:CVX) by 4,777 shares to 13,168 shares, valued at $1.55 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Inc (EEMV) by 9,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 20,743 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IWM).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 61 investors sold MET shares while 336 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 289 raised stakes. 784.85 million shares or 1.65% more from 772.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California-based Churchill Management has invested 0.03% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Accredited Invsts Inc reported 9,160 shares. Crestpoint Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp has 0.43% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Natixis stated it has 0.03% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). American Gru Inc holds 0.06% or 316,896 shares in its portfolio. Broadview Ltd Llc holds 0.16% or 21,400 shares in its portfolio. Bradley Foster And Sargent Inc Ct has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Neumann Ltd Co invested 1.22% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Asset Mgmt owns 95,873 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Newman Dignan & Sheerar accumulated 12,683 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 0.17% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Linscomb & Williams accumulated 0.3% or 66,793 shares. Choate Inv Advisors has 0.04% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Thompson Davis & Communications Inc accumulated 139 shares.

Among 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. MetLife had 47 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Wells Fargo. Macquarie Research upgraded MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) on Thursday, January 14 to “Outperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 9 by Standpoint Research. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, January 23, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, November 10. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, November 13 report. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 30. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Wells Fargo. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $55 target in Thursday, October 5 report.

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